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Marillion
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Marillion are an English rock band, formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, in 1979. Their recorded studio output since 1982 is composed of seventeen albums generally regarded in two distinct eras, delineated by the departure of original frontman Fish in late 1988, and the subsequent arrival of replacement Steve Hogarth in early 1989. All four albums released with Fish were commercial successes, and during this period the band scored eleven Top 40 hits on the UK Singles Chart, including 1985's "Kayleigh," which reached No. 2 and became their biggest hit single. In 2000, the band decided to disengage from the record industry and fund their recordings by soliciting fans to pre-order directly, a strategy which has continued to work for them.
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Marillion — FEAR (F*** Everyone and Run) Marillion — FEAR (F*** Everyone and Run)
(Ear Music 0211248EMU, 2016, CD)
Marillion — Sounds That Can't Be Made Marillion — Sounds That Can't Be Made
(Intact CD17, 2012, CD)
Various Artists — Recital for a Season's End - A Tribute to Marillion Various Artists — Recital for a Season's End - A Tribute to Marillion
(Mellow MMP 507 A/B/C, 2010, 3CD)
Marillion — Less Is More Marillion — Less Is More
(Intact CD 16, 2009, CD)
Marillion — Somewhere Else Marillion — Somewhere Else
(Intact CD11, 2007, CD)
Marillion — Marbles (Deluxe Edition) Marillion — Marbles (Deluxe Edition)
(Madfish SMACD972, 2004/2011, 2CD)
Marillion — Marbles on the Road Marillion — Marbles on the Road
(no#, 2004, DVD)
Marillion — Anoraknophobia Marillion — Anoraknophobia
(Sanctuary Records 06076 85406-2, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Hope for the Future - A Marillion Tribute Various Artists — Hope for the Future - A Marillion Tribute
(Out of This World Out 1, 1999, CD)
Marillion — Marillion.com Marillion — Marillion.com
(Sanctuary Records nr 4505, 1999, CD)
Marillion — Radiation Marillion — Radiation
(Raw Power RAW CD 126, 1998, CD)
Marillion — Radiation 2013 Marillion — Radiation 2013
(Madfish SMACD996, 1998/2013, 2CD)
Marillion & The Positive Light — Tales from the Engine Room Marillion & The Positive Light — Tales from the Engine Room
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0375-2, 1998, CD)
Marillion — This Strange Engine Marillion — This Strange Engine
(Madfish SMACD981X, 1997/2012, 2CD)
Marillion — Made Again Marillion — Made Again
(Castle 117-2, 1996, 2CD)
Marillion — Afraid of Sunlight Marillion — Afraid of Sunlight
(EMI 7243 8 33874 2 7, 1995, CD)
Marillion — Brave Marillion — Brave
(EMI 7243 8 28032 1 8, 1994, CD)
Marillion — Holidays in Eden Marillion — Holidays in Eden
(EMI CDEMD 1022, 1990, CD)
Marillion — Seasons End Marillion — Seasons End
(EMI CDP 7 92877 2, 1989, CD)
Marillion — Clutching at Straws Marillion — Clutching at Straws
(EMI 72430 498611 2 1, 1987/1999, CD)
Marillion — Misplaced Childhood Marillion — Misplaced Childhood
(Sanctuary Records 06076 84530-2, 1985/1998, 2CD)
Marillion — Fugazi Marillion — Fugazi
(EMI 7243 4 93369 2 6, 1984/1998, 2CD)
Marillion — Real to Reel Marillion — Real to Reel
(EMI CDM 7 52021 2, 1984, CD)
Marillion — Script for a Jester's Tear Marillion — Script for a Jester's Tear
(EMI 7243 8 57865 2 5, 1983/1997, 2CD)

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